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OrganizationLight House Studio
TypePart Time
Application DeadlineApril 29, 2016
College Degree Required?No
Phone(434) 293-6992


Light House Studio is seeking an intern for May 2016 – August 2016 to assist the Lead Mentor with our filmmaking workshops. Duties include filming behind-the-scenes during workshops, shooting and editing promotional videos for upcoming events. The intern will also support the summer workshops by addressing pressing tasks as needed, including working with students, liaising with parents, and providing additional technical filmmaking support. Additionally, the Production Intern will contribute to weekly blog posts for the Light House website.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Create behind-the-scenes videos documenting Summer Workshops and uploading to Light House Vimeo and YouTube pages
• Organize and edit clip packages for Light House’s Youth Film Festival
• Assist in teaching digital filmmaking skills to middle and high school students
• Writing weekly blog posts highlighting events and activities at Light House

The intern will develop leadership abilities, teaching skills, software skills, storytelling skills, technical skills, and gain experience in a non-profit arts organization dedicated to the personal expression of local youth. Since Light House partners with other non-profits, there will be exposure to other organizations in Charlottesville. In addition, behind-the-scenes videos can be added to the intern’s portfolio.

Skills Required

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience shooting with digital video cameras
• Experience with Final Cut Pro X
• Interest or passion in teaching, coaching and mentoring
• Experience interacting with (in a teaching role) middle and high school students
• Some experience with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is a bonus

Work Schedule

Work Schedule:
We are asking for a commitment of 10-20 hours per week from May 2016 – August 2016. Schedule is flexible. Light House summer workshop hours are 9am – 4pm.

Additional Info

To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, examples of your work, and contact information for three professional references to This is an unpaid internship. No calls please.